Now That My Daughter Is Married, Should I Change Her Name on My Power of Attorney Form?

Question:
I have a durable power of attorney with my daughter as the attorney-in-fact. My daughter has married and has a new last name.  Do I need to change her surname on the power of attorney form, and if so, how do I go about this?
Answer:

Your durable power of attorney is still effective, but it could cause some confusion. So the best solution is to sign a new power of attorney replacing the old one and using your daughter’s new name.

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